Children's Hospital Colorado

How to Become a Volunteer at Children's Hospital Colorado

We appreciate your interest in the volunteer program at Children's Hospital Colorado. Before completing the application, please answer the following:

  • Can you make a commitment to volunteer for a minimum period of 6 months?
  • Can you volunteer on a regularly scheduled basis, ideally from 3 to 6 hours per week?
  • Can you attend a volunteer orientation and any additional trainings required for your assignment?
  • Can you successfully complete a background check if you are 18 years of age or older?
  • Can you provide a health clearance from Occupational Health Services at Children's Colorado?

Volunteer application form

If you would like to apply to become a part of our volunteer program, please fill out our volunteer application form and submit it online. 

Applications are processed in the order in which they are received. The processing time once we receive your application can take from three to five weeks, depending on our ability to contact your references. Please keep in mind that evening volunteer positions, Monday through Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m., and weekend volunteer positions, are our most requested assignments. Placement during these highly-requested times is more limited, and may take longer.

Once your application has been processed, we will contact you to arrange an appointment for a personal interview. At that time, we will discuss an assignment that will be fulfilling for you, and meet the needs of our patients and their families. We appreciate your willingness to share your time, talents and energy here at Children's Hospital Colorado!

Specific guidelines for volunteering at Children's Hospital Colorado South Campus, Highlands Ranch

If you would like to volunteer at our South Campus location please start the process by using the volunteer application form above. Currently we are only accepting adult volunteers at this location. All South Campus volunteers will be cross-trained in a number of areas including patient contact, the gift shop, administrative tasks and more. Once your application is complete, we will review and contact you if we have openings that meet your interests and availability.

Contact information

Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora: 720-777-6887

South Campus in Highlands Ranch: 720-478-0102

North Campus in Broomfield: 720-777-5467

Colorado Springs hospital phone: 719-305-7042